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FAIRNESS

That form of justice which is practiced where no positive norms exist of what is right and just. Fairness is a disposition of will by which a person is habitually inclined to give to another his or her due, even in the absence of a specific law.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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